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Patrick Dowd
Patrick Dowd is the Founder and CEO of the Millennial Trains Project (MTP). Previously, he served as the youngest-ever Editor-at-Large at National Geographic Traveler. Since graduating from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where he served as Student Body President, he has worked as a legal reporter, U.S. Senate campaign speechwriter, and J.P. Morgan investment banking analyst. As a Fulbright Scholar in India, he produced a documentary on informal sector e-waste recycling and helped lead a circumnavigation of India by rail that inspired him to bring MTP to America. A member of the Explorers Club, Patrick is proficient in French and Hindi.

Entries by Patrick Dowd

Millennials Are the New Pioneers

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2013 | 5:15 PM

Unless you've been stranded on a desert island for the past few months, you've probably already heard that Millennials (age 18-34) are the most narcissistic, heroic, lazy, socially-conscious, car-hating, tattooed, financially screwed generation of Americans since,...

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Laying the Tracks for Millennial-Driven Progress

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2013 | 4:31 PM

Before taking her well-trained fingers to the keys of the 1100 lbs. piano that she had shipped to M CENTRAL, a warehouse that served as an artistic and intellectual basecamp for young inauguration attendees this past weekend, 29 year-old American concert pianist Berenika Zakrzewski paused, turned to the crowd, and...

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#Millennials @Inauguration

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2012 | 3:35 PM


Two tickets to the Inaugural parade, a private schmoozarama, a firm handshake and photo-op with the President of the United States. This is what Inauguration Weekend will look like for a select few.

But the average Millennial coming to DC that weekend...

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New World of Opportunity Awaits Millennials

(3) Comments | Posted October 8, 2012 | 2:50 PM

If there is one thing worth remembering every Columbus Day, it is that when Christopher Columbus set sail in 1492 on the journey that would lead him to discover America, he was not looking for America -- but for India.

History has shown us that good things come to...

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